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2017 Lima Conference — Infrastructure Needs in a New Climate Reality

October 24, 2017

New York, October 24, 2017—The President of Peru Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Peru’s Prime Minister Mercedes Aráoz Fernández will deliver remarks at the Americas Society/Council of the Americas annual Latin American Cities Conference in Lima on Thursday, October 26, 8:30 a.m. Organized in partnership with Peru’s Foreign Affairs Ministry and with the leading theme "Infrastructure Needs in a New Climate Reality," the event will address the country's investment opportunities as well as the path to sustainable growth in light of new climate threats. The IMF Western Hemisphere Department Director Alejandro Werner will provide an overview of the economic outlook of Peru and the region at large. This event will be webcast live.

Additional conference speakers include Bruno Giuffra, Minister of Transport & Communications; Isabel Arias, Chairman, Compañía Minera San Ignacio de Morococha S.A.A.; Elena Conterno, President, National Fishing Association; Pablo de la Flor, Executive Director, Autoridad para la Reconstrucción con Cambios; Gonzalo Gil Plano, Vice President of Corporate Finance, Scotiabank Peru; German Jiménez Vega, Country Manager, Pluspetrol Peru; Luis Montoya, President, Latin America Beverages Division, PepsiCo; Alberto Ñecco Tello, Executive Director, ProInversión; Carlos Pareja, Peru’s Ambassador to the United States; Fuat Savas, Executive Director, Infrastructure Finance and Advisory team, J.P. Morgan; Eleonora Silva, Country Representative, CAF – Development Bank of Latin America; and Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas.


Tune into the live webcast here.


2017 Latin American Cities Conferences – Lima
“Infrastructure Needs in a New Climate Reality”

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Registration: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Presentations: 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center
 Limatambo 1
Calle Las Begonias 450. San Isidro
Lima, Peru
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